Ricardo Lara

Senator Lara introduces legislation to counter bullying in California schools

Prompted by the findings of the School Safety and Nondiscrimination Laws Audit released in 2013 which reported that school bullying prevention efforts are falling short, today State Senator Ricardo Lara and Equality California introduce legislation that would improve the handling of bullying and discrimination incidents in schools.

California: Bill supporting transgender student advances

AB 1266 would ensure that California public schools understand their responsibility for the success and well-being of all students, including transgender students, and will allow transgender students to fully participate in all school activities, programs and facilities.

Broad coalition opposes Medi-Cal rate cuts

“SB 640 is critical for California’s success in leading the nation as we embark upon full implementation of federal health care reform, especially for those that are most vulnerable.”